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Qld AIDS Council to appoint Trans Health Officer
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Qld AIDS Council to appoint Trans Health Officer

CREATED ON // Thursday, 06 October 2016 Author // Andrew Shaw

The Queensland AIDS Council is calling for applications for the position of Transgender Health Promotion & Community Development Officer.

The announcement follows the Brisbane launch of trans male sexual health campaign Grunt last Friday.

Working 19 hours per week, the officer will be accountable for developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion projects in South East Queensland and in particular Brisbane and surrounding regions.

The primary target population is transgender gay men and other transgender men who have sex with men; however, the broader community development aspect on this role includes the whole transgender community.

The successful candidate will have lived experience of the issues affecting the transgender community in South East Queensland in relation to access to general and mental health services.

Tasks will involve implementing Queensland specific and national education/prevention programs for transgender gay men and other men who have sex with men who may be at risk of contracting HIV, other STIs, and other blood borne viruses.

Applications must be received by 4pm on October 17, 2016. For more information: http://www.qahc.org.au/about-us

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Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw is editor of QP [queensland pride magazine].

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